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Population in zip code 07042 is 25,661 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.11 | Zip Code 07042 land area is 3.7755 sq. miles | Population density is 6,796.72 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 07042

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 38.5
Median Age - Male 35.6
Median Age - Female 40.8

Median age of zip code 07042 is 3.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 3.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 07042 is 6.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 0.6% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 07042 median age is 1.4% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 07042

White population 13765
African American population 9637
Asian population 849
American Indian and Alaska Native population 84
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 538

Region of Birth

Zip Code 07042 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.6% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 1%
English 5.7% French No Basque 1.9%
French Canadian 0.5% German 7.9%
Greek 0.2% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 10.4% Italian 8.9%
Lithuanian 0.4% Norwegian 0.8%
Polish 3.4% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 3% Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 2% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 2.7% Swedish 0.5%
Swiss 0.6% Ukrainian 0.4%
USA 2.4% Welsh 0.3%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 6.8% Other Ancestries 45.7%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 07042

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5947
Married couples 65.71%
Other couples 34.29%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 07042

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 10.56% 17.34%
$30,000 and $50,000 11.47% 12.3%
$50,000 and $100,000 27.49% 32.49%
$100,000 and $200,000 30.33% 24.74%
$200,000 or more 20.14% 13.12%

Household language in zip code 07042

English language 83.14%
Spanish language 6.24%
Other European language 7.76%
Asian language 2.01%
Other language 0.85%

Population by housing unit in zip code 07042

Total Occupied housing units 10097
Detached housing units 38.76%
Attached housing units 1.76%
2 units 15.37%
3 - 4 units 12.77%
5 - 9 units 12.08%
10 - 19 units 6.11%
20 - 49 units 7.13%
50 or more units 5.91%
Mobile homes 0.1%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 07042

Use car, track or Van 64.65%
Use public transportation 22.34%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.41%
Walk to work 5.2%
Work at home 7.4%

School attendance in zip code 07042

Attent Preschool programs 3.47%
Attend Public School 19.63%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.43%
Attent graduate studies 2.2%
Not enrolled in school 69.27%

Highest school attainment in zip code 07042

Less then 9th grade 2.93%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 5.61%
High school diploma 18.97%
Some college, no degree 17.84%
Associate degree 5.92%
Bachelor's degree 40.06%
Graduate or professional degree 8.68%

Real Estate in zip code 07042

Housing occupied 91.92%
Housing vacant 8.08%
Housing occupied by owner 47.08%
Housing occupied by tenant 52.92%
Total Rented Units 5343
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,196
Median Gross Rent $1,331
Median Home Value $527,100

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 07042 median gross rent is 11.29% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 07042

Studio $1,260
1 Bedroom $1,370
2 Bedrooms $1,570
3 Bedrooms $1,980
4 Bedrooms $2,400
AVERAGE RENT $1,716

Average rent in zip code 07042 ($1,716.00) is 2.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 83.5% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 07042 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 2.3% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 1.8% higher, two bedroom rent is 2% higher, three bedroom rent is 2.1% higher, four bedroom rent is 2.1% higher.

Housing units in zip code 07042

Total housing units 10985
Detached housing units 36.51%
Attached housing units 1.73%
2 units 15.99%
3 - 4 units 13.93%
5 - 9 units 11.78%
10 - 19 units 6.3%
20 - 49 units 6.71%
50 or more units 6.68%
Mobile homes 0.37%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 07042

Total Real Estate Taxes $65,637,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $53,654,000
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $11,983,400

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Zip Codes Near 07042

Zip Code City County Distance
07028 Glen Ridge Essex 0.66 ml
07043 Montclair Essex 1.28 ml
07003 Bloomfield Essex 1.55 ml
07052 West Orange Essex 1.61 ml
07044 Verona Essex 2.03 ml
07017 East Orange Essex 2.79 ml
07110 Nutley Essex 3.03 ml
07050 Orange Essex 3.04 ml
07009 Cedar Grove Essex 3.15 ml
07109 Belleville Essex 3.26 ml